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Costa Rica’s cement scandal is without precedent in the nation’s annals

Tuesday, November 7, 2017


Alvaro Murillo takes an in-depth look at the often confusing, frequently surprising, and still ongoing case of the so-called “cementazo” scandal, and what it means for Costa Rica.

The scandal and its offshoots have caused Celso Gamboa, the prominent judge, to be suspended while an investigation determines whether he “fixed the game. And top Chief Prosecutor Jorge Chavarría – who is in charge of prosecuting corruption – has also been suspended.

Source: Tico Times